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The problem here lies in the fact that there are "Apple" compatible headsets and "Android" compatible ones. The reason is because of the TRRS (tip, ring, ring, sleeve) connector at the end of your headset. See the photos below: If you notice, the Mic and Ground connectors are swapped. While your microphone works because microphones don't care about ...


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It turned out the problem was Skype. I have this running all the time and when you turn on your bt headphones it tries out the microphone as if it was in a call before ending the call. The problem goes away if you don't have Skype running. Alternatively, you can connect your headphones with skype open and then switch to its sound settings end switch things ...


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Have experienced the same issue when playing music over bluetooth from an iPhone. However with the Plantronics Backbeat Pro headphones I've found that the "OpenMic" function can be used to reduce the headphone volume to a certain extent: The microphone button on the base of the right earphone turns on "OpenMic" which reduces the music volume in order to ...


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Based on this statement in your question: The (bad) solution was plugging in my headset directly to the build in 3.5mm port. This tells me you didn't have good results going directly from headset to iMac audio plug. Directly plugged in headset sound far worse then over the previous setup. According to my friends, which here me everyday via ...


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You may be able to configure a bluetooth headset only as a microphone, but Rosetta Stone would refuse to recognize that microphone. a USB or an analog microphone is a must. It will NOT accept a bluetooth microphone but will accept the speaker part of the bluetooth headset. I tried to get the microphone to work with Rosetta Stone but no go. Here's the link as ...


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Restart the computer, select the output device you want, restart again, then look in System Preferences again to see if it saved as the setting you previously had.


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If you set the volume to the lowest, then set the volume limit to the lowest possible, you will find the volume bar will be at maximum again. Just drag it all the way down and the volume will be much lower. HTH!


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Head into QuickTime Player, go to File menu then New Audio Recording. Now there will be a sound slider on the bottom. Drag that slider all the way up to turn on full volume. Now click on the arrow beside the record button and make sure the microphone is selected. Now everything you said will go into QT Player and routed out into the headphone. Note that you ...


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There are a few things that could have happened to your headphone jack. You may have a stuck headphone port switch, in which case you'll need to try to pop it out using one of these methods: Insert and remove your headphone plug a few times to reset the switch Blow compressed air into the headphone port to clean it out Gently insert a stick, like a ...


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For me, it was a stupid silica gel ball that fell out of a silica gel packet in my laptop case. The ball can be crushed (like glass) and removed in pieces if it's stuck in there. I was able to crush the ball with tweezers and blow the glass dust out.


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Reboot your mac. thats all... really...


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A drop is a drop - 1 foot or 10 feet - you dropped it. More than likely, you broke something on the I/O Board This goes for around $70 on Amazon. I just purchased one to fix a friends 2012 MBA and it was super easy to fix. You just have to remove the back cover and one screw holds this board in place. It removes pretty easily.


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There's always LineIn (I'm not the developer), which allows you to route audio from different inputs to different outputs as you choose. The setup for routing audio from the microphone (or any other input source) to the speakers is as follows: To start or stop audio routing, click the Play Thru button.



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